Fri, 26 Jul|
Paris Olympic Games
Paris France will be the host city for the 2024 Olympic Games. Paris has previously been an Olympic host city in 1900 and 1924, therefore 2024 will mark 100 years since they last hosted the event. Paris will become the second city to host the Olympics three times (the other is London).
Time & Location
26 Jul 2024, 13:00 – 11 Aug 2024, 17:00
Paris, Paris, France
About the Event
The world is eagerly anticipating the arrival of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, a global spectacle that promises to captivate audiences worldwide. Set against the backdrop of the enchanting French capital, this sporting extravaganza will transform the City of Love into the City of Sport. Athletes from across the globe are preparing to showcase their exceptional talents, seeking the ultimate honor of representing their nations while the eyes of the world are fixed upon them.
Paris 2024 holds a special place in Olympic history, marking the third occasion the city has hosted this illustrious event, a distinction shared only with London. Paris previously welcomed the world in 1900 and 1924, and now, in 2024, it embraces the responsibility of hosting the Games once more. Against the picturesque Parisian scenery, athletes will engage in fierce competition across an impressive array of 32 diverse sports, officially titled the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad.
The eagerly awaited event is scheduled to take place from July 26 to August 11, 2024, with preliminary matches in football and rugby 7s kicking off on July 24. The opening ceremony, a break from tradition, is set to take place on July 26, 2024, featuring a unique procession where athletes will travel by boat along the majestic River Seine, as opposed to the customary stadium parade. An estimated 600,000 spectators are expected to attend this extraordinary ceremony.
The Paris 2024 Olympics will boast a star-studded cast of athletes, including prominent figures like Katie Ledecky, Dina Asher-Smith, Steph Curry, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Sky Brown, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Rory McIlroy, Teddy Riner, Faith Kipyegon, and Tadej Pogacar. These remarkable individuals will compete for glory, and the world will eagerly watch their endeavors.
Notably, Paris 2024 introduces four sports not typically part of the Olympic program: breaking, sport climbing, skateboarding, and surfing. This eclectic mix of sports promises to add a thrilling dimension to the Games.
The dates and schedules for all 32 sports are meticulously planned, ensuring a seamless and action-packed event. From basketball to gymnastics, swimming to tennis, and even sports like breaking, the Paris 2024 Olympic Games are set to provide an unforgettable experience for both athletes and spectators alike.